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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book presents eight papers dealing with different and interesting management problems in the energy sector, from issues related to energy markets in a context of restructuring and deregulation to load forecast and unit commitment optimisation. Besides their methodological contributions these papers possess an applied, practical-oriented, problem-solving... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This e-book draws on papers presented and discussed at the ESRC-funded seminar series on 'Business Clusters and Regionalisation', held in London in 2005/6. This series brought together academics and practitioners engaged in questions of region building and 'best' forms of regional governance in economic development in metropolitan areas.... more...
- UPA 2008; US$ 29.99
Scenarios in Public Administration focuses on the broad topics of leadership, human relationship management, technical, administrative, and political concepts for students of public administration. There are many individuals who have the technical proficiencies and are administratively competent, but they do not possess the political skills needed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 98.99
In 2004 the European Union was enlarged with ten new member states, eight of them previously communist states in Central and Eastern Europe. This enlargement was without precedent in the history of the Union and its predecessors. It is still to be seen how well the institutions as well as the citizens of the Union are able to cope with the consequences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Most countries around the globe have one or two levels of regional or intermediate government, yet we have little systematic idea of how much authority they wield, or how this has changed over time. This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional government in 42 advanced democracies, including the 27 EU member... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
Corruption is the biggest single obstacle to development, while money laundering is at the heart of all profit-driven crime. The failure to appreciate the intimate linkages between these two crimes has undermined international efforts to combat these global scourges. Through a policy and legal analysis, this book shows how corruption facilitates money... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
With the rush of calamitous events in recent yearsthe September 11 terror attacks, the Iraq imbroglio, and hurricanes Katrina and RitaAmericans feel themselves to be living in dark times. Trust in one another and in the government is at low ebb. People in public service face profound challenges to the meaning and efficacy of their work.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
Tackling the key topics of reform and modernization, this important new book systematically examines performance in public management systems. The authors present this seminal subject in an informative and accessible manner, tackling some of the most important themes. Performance Management in the Public Sector takes as its point of departure... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Inspired by their popular USA Today column, conservative Cal Thomas and liberal Bob Beckel unmask the hypocrisy of the issues, organizations, and individuals that have created and deepened the partisan divide at the center of American politics, and make a strategic case for why this bickering must stop. Thomas and Beckel explain how bipartisanship... more...
- ABD Publishers 2007; US$ 40.00
"Delivery of government services and information to the public through electronic means is known as E-Governance. Use of information and communication technologies in government facilitates an efficient, speedy and transparent process for disseminating information to the public and other agencies. It brings about a change in the mindset and work culture... more...